News & Events

  • Some like it hot! TomGEM Project Brief on CommBeBiz Website

    An overview of the TomGEM project is now available on CommBeBiz, a platform that works with FP7 and H2020 projects and aims to provide a connection from bioeconomy research to the business world. They provide a range of support actions to their members such as networking, training and capacity development, business coaching as well as helping on a...

  • From the laboratory to the field: Summer School on agricultural challenges in Bordeaux

    Following the success of last year, the TomGEM partner institution University of Bordeaux in cooperation with the French National Institute for Agronomy (INRA) jointly organises an international Summer School from 15th - 30th July in Bordeaux.

  • Unraveling the complexity of transcriptomic, metabolomic and quality environmental response of tomato fruit

    Tomato is one of the cornerstones of Italian cuisine and, for this reason, underwent a great diversification resulting in a number of varieties adapted to local conditions, particularly in the Campania region in Southern Italy. A team of Italian scientists has shown that the molecular properties of tomatoes are strongly influenced by...

  • Ibérico 2017: VIII Iberian Congress of Horticultural Sciences

    From 7-10 June 2017, the Portuguese Horticultural Association (APH) and the Spanish Society of Horticultural Sciences (SECH) organize the VIII Iberian Congress of Horticultural Sciences in Coimbra, Portugal.

  • Improving Fruit Quality for Tomorrow

    TomGEM 1st Annual Progress Meeting held in Toulouse

  • International Biodiversity Day

    Today is the International Day for Biological Diversity. The European Commission invests about € 24 mio in projects promoting sustainable crop production - and TomGEM is one of those four projects. To learn more about the EU’s engagement see!db78GC or follow the hashtag #EU_AgriResearch

  • TomGEM presenting at the 2nd Agriculture and Climate Change Conference

    Maintaining crop production to feed a growing population during a period of climate change is one of the greatest challenges we face at the moment. Taking place from March 26-28, 2017 in Meliá Sitges (Spain), the 2nd Agriculture and Climate Change Conference addresses this issue focusing on the likely impact of climate change on crop production...

  • Have your say: EIP-AGRI looking for Focus Groups that will make a difference

    As part of the EIP-AGRI networking activities, at least five new Focus Groups start their work every year. EIP-AGRI Focus Groups are temporary groups of 20 selected experts sharing knowledge and experience while focusing on a specific subject. The groups consist of researchers, farmers and farm advisers who explore innovative practices and...

  • Commission launches consultation on modernising and simplifying the common agricultural policy (CAP)

    Last month, the DG AGRI  (Directorate-General for Agriculture and Rural Development; a department of the European Commission responsible for EU policy on agriculture and rural development) has launched a Public Consultation on modernising and simplifying the EU Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). All stakeholders of the CAP are welcome to...

  • TomGEM partner UNINA to attend International Symposium in New Zealand

    Prof. Amalia Barone of the Italian TomGEM partner University of Naples will attend the 4th International Symposium on Molecular Markers in Horticulture taking place from 7-10 March 2017 in Napier, New Zealand. During the 4-day Symposium, the International Society for Horticultural Science and Plant & Food Research aims to exchange information...